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Winter Wonderland: 1894

Winter Wonderland: 1894

Florida circa 1894. "Hotel Royal Poinciana, Palm Beach." Railroad magnate Henry Flagler's giant wood-frame hotel, which at the time was the largest building in Florida. 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

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Wood-framed, you say? What was its ultimate fate?

Oh, here it is, torn down in the '30s. That's not very exciting.

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